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aluminium

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌæl.jəˈmɪn.i.əm/ UK (US aluminum)
B2 (symbol Al) a chemical element that is a light, silver-coloured metal, used especially for making cooking equipment and aircraft parts: an aluminium saucepan Cover the fish with aluminium foil and cook over a low heat. We take all our aluminium cans for recycling.
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in Arabic مَعْدَن الألومونيوم…
in Korean 알루미늄…
in Malaysian aluminum…
in French aluminium…
in Turkish aluminyum…
in Italian alluminio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鋁…
in Russian алюминий…
in Polish aluminium…
in Vietnamese nhôm…
in Spanish aluminio…
in Portuguese alumínio…
in Thai อลูมิเนียม…
in German das Aluminium, Aluminium-……
in Catalan alumini…
in Japanese アルミニウム…
in Indonesian aluminium…
in Chinese (Simplified) 铝…
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